Don’t let your location stop you from learning navigation with us. We are offering a Complete Online Map Reading  & Navigation Course to help you getting well prepared for the Spring Challenge, Summer Challenge or any adventure.

Perhaps you’re thinking about coming on one of our courses or are just thinking about ideal place to start your navigation journey.

Join us on ZOOM a Navigation class.

  • Pick up on some top tips and essential skills
  • Flexible learning
  • Listen to some AR stories from previous races
  • Get some tips of how to prepare your map
  • Route Choice
  • Learn how to take bearings
  • Understanding the map

COMPLETE ONLINE COURSE – 4 X SESSIONS – $30.00 per person (all 4 sessions)

SESSION 1  – Thursday, 16th September at 7pm  – MAP READING

SESSION 2  – Tuesday, 21st September at 7pm – COMPASS

SESSION 3  – Thursday, 23rd September at 7pm  – ROUTE CHOICE

SESSION 4  – Saturday, 25th September at 7pm  – RACE STRATEGY

Please email us at justforgirlsadventure@gmail.com  if you have any questions.

To confirm your spot, you need to transfer $30.00 to the bank account below.

Bank details are:

Bank: ANZ
060801 0312960 03
E D Audra

Please put your Full Name on the reference box and email me the payment confirmation.

We will be emailing the ZOOM link in the morning of each session.

You might want to check your spam folder.

If you don’t get it, please email justforgirlsadventure@gmail.com.


Unfortunately this course is fully booked. We will try to reschedule another session soon. Stay tuned! Happy Training! Regards, Nora  



Part of the Spring Challenge core team, Nora’s passion for Adventure Racing started in 1998 when she was 20 competing in the 5 days long EMA Brazil. In 2000 she formed and raced in the all girl team Atenah, as the team’s main navigator. In 2006 they were the top Brazilian team in the premier Brazilian Adventure Race the Ecomotion. They were 4th overall. With many Adventure Races under her belt in her home country, Brazil, as well as Croatia, New Zealand, Scotland, Vietnam, Fiji, Australian, USA, France, Kyrgyzstan, Argentina, Paraguay, Chile her racing career culminated in a 3rd place in the 2008 World Adventure Racing Championship in Brazil. Showing her versatility she also was the top female in the 2006 Land Rover G4 challenge (5th overall).

Having competed in 4 (10-12 hr) Spring Challenges, winning 3 times and 2nd once, and with a background as an Outward Bound Instructor, she is ideally suited to help you prepare and race to your best ability, making the lead up and race day as enjoyable as possible. She has a vast knowledge and a huge amount of experience in Adventure Racing and has captivating stories of the highs and lows of this exciting sport. Her Just For Girls Navigation Clinics have been running since 2008 and she runs the Wicked Rogaines events in Christchurch.

In September 2019, she participated at the Eco Challenge Fiji, The World’s Toughest Race, with her Team Atenah Brasil. A 670km course over 12 days which will be aired by Amazon Prime in 2020.

She lives in Christchurch with her husband, Ian Edmond, and their 8 year old son Oscar.

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